Using the Directory
Use the filters below to explore Community Wealth Building (CWB) ecosystem partners. “CWB Projects” refer to the four CWB models, which can be sorted by type. “TA Providers” support CWB projects. Click their profiles to view more detail.
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Artists Design the Future
Engaging artists, creatives, and arts businesses in a participatory planning process to build and manage a mixed-use development. The limited equity housing cooperative residential units above a first floor commercial space will be fully accessible, affordable, and proximate to public transit.
Austin Community Food Co-op
We seek to empower and uplift the Austin community by providing access to local food through a community member-owned grocery store, offering educational opportunities to learn about food literacy, and strengthening the health, wellness, and local economy of the Austin Community.
BIG! Blacks in Green
Blacks in Green (BIG) is an environmental economic development non-profit that serves as a bridge and catalyst among communities and their stakeholders in the design and development of green, self-sustaining, mixed-income, walkable villages within Black neighborhoods with its Sustainable Square Mile
Bluestem Building and Restoration
A design/build worker-owned cooperative based in Chicago. We specialize in fine woodworking, carpentry, art installation, and historic restoration of residential and commercial spaces. In addition to our commissioned work, Bluestem is committed to social engagement.
BSC Construction Cooperative
BSC Construction Cooperative will be a shared asset for BIPOC entrepreneurs across Chicago to improve their financial health and the economic health of their communities. Through this cooperative, BIPOC businesses and their workers will pool their purchasing power to access steady work.
Chicago Cane Cooperative
Chicago Cane Cooperative (CCC) launched in February, 2023, and is one of the first worker-owned spirits producers in the world. We focus on the creation of rum to inspire a more equitable, sustainable, and transparent liquor industry.
Chicago Family Housing Community, 1508 N Harding Development
The Chicago Family Housing Community (CFHC) is a limited equity housing cooperative with one six-flat in West Humboldt Park. Two of CFHC's founders are using their experience starting CFHC to acquire and establish a condominium with long-term affordability restrictions in the property deeds.
Chicago Market will be a big, bright, beautiful community-owned grocery store featuring local, sustainably farmed, organic produce, meat and dairy products, as well as all of the other staples you'd expect from your market—dry goods, bulk foods, frozen foods, wine, beer and liquor.
We are part of a collaboration of urban farms, food operators, worker centers, policy advocates, and other community organizations led by people of color on the South and West Sides of Chicago, who are coming together to promote food sovereignty, racial justice and equitable food access in the City.